Iuliia Drobysh

"Believe in yourself and you’re halfway there" – Theodore Roosevelt

Author Bio

I am a Ukrainian student who feels grateful to study in the United Kingdom and to acquire knowledge about International Relations. My childhood dream has been to help my country to build strong foundation in the light of its recently acquired independence. I believe in my dreams and their pursuit, as long as I work hard and put my soul in whatever I do. This is why I have been doing my best to gain experience in different fields and to develop skills in interpersonal communication. I love challenges and take them up with pleasure, as I know they will significantly strengthen myself and will allow to push my limits further. I also enjoy travelling the world and learning languages, as both enable me to study harder and to take actions to make my dream come true.

About

Hometown Cherkasy, Ukraine
Lives Saint Andrews, UK
High School Education First City Gymnasia, Cherkasy, Ukraine
Studying BA in International Relations
Graduating 2019
Extracurriculars University of St Andrews Foreign Affairs society, University of St Andrews Ukrainian society, University of St Andrews UNICEF society, University of St Andrews English Language Teaching Center, European Youth Parliament, activities: volunteering, student representation, logistics, politics, popularization of Ukrainian culture, event organization, marketing, internships
Interests International Relations (internal state of affairs within the EU, Eastern Partnership states; Foreign Policy Analysis, Diplomacy and Conflict management), Marketing and photography, Creative thinking and problem solving
Future Plans Becoming a representative of my native country – Ukraine – within the international organisations, such as the European Union or United Nations. I would like to become a figure, who would actively contribute into EU-Ukraine cooperation, as well as conflict management in the light of Donbas War and annexation of Crimea.

Posts by Iuliia Drobysh

Spirit of Georgia

Published: January 16, 2017

  You might ask what a Ukrainian might do in Georgia at the end of the University term, spending two days for a return trip from London to Tbilisi. The answer is simple: my passion for chairing and meeting students from different backgrounds within the European Youth Parliament. This can also be therefore explained by the intertwined rationale of self-development and travel, all linked in one. This wonderful organisation and its people brought me to sessions in Turkey, Finland, France, Switzerland and this time – Georgia. In this post, I will tell you about my experience in Georgia, given a…

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